Kevin McDermott


Kevin McDermott is an award-winning writer from Dublin. He is a former writer-in-residence with the City of Dublin ETB and is involved in many school-based, writing initiatives through Poetry Ireland’s Writers-in-Schools scheme.

He is the author of six novels for young adults. In addition, Kevin has written plays, feature-length documentaries, essays, poetry and short stories for radio.

A former National Coordinator of the English Support Service, Kevin is an adjunct lecturer in the School of Education at UCD.  He is passionate about the importance of the arts in education, and believes in the creative potential of every child.

Watch Kevin McDermott in conversation with Victoria Kennefick in their YA BookFest event, which can be seen here on Wednesday 25th November 2020 at 9.00am.

Kevin McDermott